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Randox RX suzuka

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RX suzuka

The RX suzuka is a fully automated, discrete random access clinical analyser. As the largest of the RX series the RX suzuka is capable of carrying out up to 1200 tests per hour including ISEs, providing laboratories with increased efficiency and productivity.   
   
The RX suzuka is designed to be straightforward and easy to use creating a cost effective and reliable solution for high throughput laboratories. 10 STAT positions for urgent samples are available and can be accessed quickly and easily at any time delivering accurate, reliable and rapid results. Up to 44 photometric tests and 3 ISEs can be performed at the same time enabling real instrument consolidation and maximum throughput.   
   
With the RX suzuka you can meet the demands of an increased workload in a convenient and cost efficient way:   
       
  • Unique system reliability results in greater accuracy and efficiency   
  • Unparalleled productivity via economic reagent handling   
  • Flexibility test menu allowing you to consolidate your routine and specialised testing onto one easy to use platform   
RX suzuka
Attributes
Depth 31.5 in
Height 45.28 in
Width 49.6
Peak Power 2500 VA
Weight 881.85 lbs
Additional Specifications Performance Characteristics   
Analyser Type: Fully automated random access clinical analyser with STAT priority   
Throughput: 800 tests/hour or up to 1200 tests/hour with ISE   
Assay Types: End-point, kinetic, fixed rate, bichromatic, turbidimetric and ISE   
Test Channels: 44 photometric tests and 3 ISEs can be performed at the same time   
   
Sample Unit   
Sample Capacity: Double sample carousel with 140 sample positions including 80 routine sample positions, 10 STAT, 39 calibrator, 8 QC and 3 wash positions   
Sample Cooling: Continuous cooling of QC carousel 5-15oC   
Sample Tubes: Supports various size sample tubes; specification: (12 - 16mm) x (25 - 100mm)   
Sample Identification: Barcode sample identification code 128, code 39   
Sample Volume: 2µl - 35µl (0.1µl stepping)   
Sampling Technology: Liquid level detection, clot detection and collision detection   
Automatic Sample Dilution: Pre-dilution and automatic re-assay with diluted, reduced or increased sample volume. 3 - 170 times   
Sample Probe: Dedicated sample probe with liquid level sensor, crash detection, bubble detection and clot detection. High pressure rinsing of the internal wall and stream washing of external wall.   
Sample Type: Serum, Plasma, Urine, CSF and Supernatant   
Sample Addition: Sampling interruption for addition of samples   
   
Reagent Unit   
Reagent Probe: Dedicated twin reagent probes with liquid level sensor and crash detection. High pressure rinsing of the internal wall and stream washing of external wall.   
Reagent Volume: 20µl - 350µl (0.1µl stepping)   
Reagent Capacity: Double reagent carousel with 90 reagent positions suitable for 70ml and 20ml reagent bottles.   
Reagent Cooling: Continuous cooling between 5-15oC   
Reagent Identification: Automatic barcode reagent identification. Code 128   
Reagent Inventory: Calculation of remaining reagent volume and number of tests available. Alerts for reagent shortage to ensure continuous analysis.   
   
Reaction System   
Reaction Cuvette: 160 reusable plastic cuvettes, 5mm path length, 12 step cuvette washing system   
Total Reaction Volume: 120µl - 450µl   
Reaction Temperature: 37oC ±0.1oC   
Reaction Time: 10, 22 minutes   
Reaction Disk Temperature: Circulating Water   
Mixing: Dual flat paddle stirrers   
Water Consumption: less than 30 litres per hour consumed at peak use   
Wastewater Treatment: Two diffluence for high and low concentration wastewater. With the function of concentrated waste liquid level alarming   
   
Optical System   
Light Source: 20W/12V halogen lamp with 2000 hours use   
Photometer: Diffraction Grating Photometry   
Detection Principle: 12 wavelengths: 340nm, 380nm, 405nm, 450nm, 505nm, 546nm, 570nm, 600nm, 660nm, 700nm, 750nm and 800nm   
Wavelength Precision: ±2nm   
OD Linear Range: 0 - 3.3 Abs   
   
Calibration and QC   
Calibration: 1 point linear method, 2 point linear method, multiple point linear method, non linear method, 9 types of calibration curve, Up to 6 calibrators per test   
Calibration Tracking: Automatically depicts K-value trends   
Data Management: Real-time and monthly QC data archiving, Automatic plotting of Levy-Jennings charts, Alarms when control results out of range, Record reason for discrepant results   
   
Operating System   
PC Operating System: Windows XP   
Software: English version graphical operating software   
Software Functions: Automatic calibration, Automatic barcode scanning, Reagent information management, Serum index, Reaction process monitoring, Dirty cup memory evading, Cross contamination prevention, Patient information memory and association input, Automatic report audit, Report format statistic and printing, Reference range classification, Alarming information classification, Automatic dormancy and start up, Real time online help   
Report Printing: Report formats support the user-defined mode   
PC configuration: CPU =2.2 GHz (dual-core processor); Memory =1G; Hard disk = 160G; 17 inch LCD display; Stylus, inkjet, laser printer (optional)   
System connection: TCP/IP network interface, standard RS-232C interface   
Connectivity: Connect with LIS/HIS system   
   
Power Requirements   
Input Voltage: Voltage AC 220V ± 22V   
Power Consumption: 2500 VA, 50Hz ± 1Hz

Features

       
    Optimised performance   
  • Two dedicated reagent probes and one sample probe with nano processing technology to reduce cross contamination   
  • Two teflon coated stirrers reduce contamination and begin mixing immediately after addition of the reagent   
  • 160 reaction cuvettes with 12 step cuvette washing system and cell blank monitoring ensures only clean, viable cuvettes are used for analysis   
  • PID thermostat technology guarantees temperature is consistent at 37oC ±0.1oC   
       
    High Throughput   
  • 800 photometric tests per hour   
  • 1200 tests per hour including ISE   
       
    STAT Sampling   
  • 10 STAT positions allow emergency samples to be analysed quickly and easily at any time   
       
    Cost Saving   
  • Reusable plastic cuvettes with acid resistance to increase life span   
  • Sample and reagent probes made from long life high-precision ceramic piston ensuring precision and low maintenance costs   
  • Versatile sample carousel supporting various size sample cups reduces the cost of consumables   
  • Low water requirements. Less than 30 litres per hour consumed at peak use   
       
    Reduced Sample and Reagent Volume   
  • Cluster-optical path allows for super microanalysis and a reaction volume of just 120Μl   
  • High precision sampling allows for a minimum sample volume of 2Μl making the RX suzuka ideal for paediatric testing   
       
    Flexibility   
  • 12 wavelengths generated via diffraction grating; 340, 380, 405, 450, 480, 505, 546, 570, 600, 660, 700 and 800nm   
  • Nine different calibration options available so you can be confident the optimum algorithm is being used to achieve the most accurate results   
  • Capable of running monochromatic, bi-chromatic, endpoint, kinetic, ISE, sample blanking and reagent blanking assays   
       
    Accurate Results   
  • Intelligent clot detection system; pressure sensors in the pipetting tube detect the status of the clot while high pressure rinsing cleans the clot, ensuring pipetting accuracy   
  • Water degassing technology removes air bubbles in tubing enabling fast and accurate results with minimum volume pipetting   
  • Serum indices alerts users to haemolytic, lipaemic and icteric samples   
       
    Built in Inventory Management System   
  • The RX suzuka automatically calculates remaining reagent volumes and the number of tests available   
  • Automatic monitoring of super linear limit, super reference limit, substrate depletion and antigen surplus   
       
    Time Savings   
  • User defined batch input of patient information applicable to fast settings   
  • Hierarchical handling allows users to arrange jobs by priority   
  • Barcoded samples can be placed in any position on the sample carousel   
       
    Advanced Onboard Stability   
  • Cooled reagent carousels increase onboard stability and secure the quality of the reagent   
  • 50 cooled control and calibrator positions enable control material to remain on the analyser without compromising stability   
       
    QC Capabilities   
  • The sophisticated built in QC software automatically generates Levey-Jennings charts and QC statistics allowing any trends to be identified as soon as they arise   
  • Users can apply their own user defined multi-rules to display warning or error messages allowing the identification of any trends or bias quickly and easily   
  • Automatic storage of QC data including primary data   

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